Warm-Up Playlist: 10 Songs to Kickstart Your Workout

Smooth intros and big beats that'll get you in the zone before you even know it


In most workouts, there's a short interval between when you start and when you really hit your stride. This might be the few seconds it takes for the treadmill to reach your speed or the few minutes between starting an outdoor jog and the point at which you're warm enough to unzip your jacket.

However you stay in shape, this playlist features a variety of songs perfect for kicking off your routine. They start slow, giving you the chance to clear your mind of the day's affairs, and then the beat drops in and you really get moving.

Here's the full list:

Glee Cast - Don't Stop Believin' - 126 BPM

Chris Brown - Don't Wake Me Up - 128 BPM

Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out - 103 BPM

OneRepublic - Feel Again - 70 BPM

Lady GaGa - Marry the Night (Afrojack Remix) - 132 BPM

Madonna - Like a Prayer - 112 BPM

Flo Rida & Sia - Wild Ones (Project 46 Remix) - 126 BPM

Alex Clare - Too Close - 126 BPM

Deadmau5 - Raise Your Weapon (Madeon Remix) - 126 BPM

The Killers - Mr. Brightside (Thin White Duke Remix) - 134 BPM

To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find more tracks with your ideal BPM.

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